Granite Falls is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,234 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Granite Falls is the 149th largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Granite Falls are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Granite Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Granite Falls is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granite Falls who work in office and administrative support (8.16%), management occupations (8.10%), and food service (7.36%).
Also of interest is that Granite Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Granite Falls, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Granite Falls citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.72% of adults 25 and older in Granite Falls have a college degree.
The per capita income in Granite Falls in 2018 was $32,266, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,064 for a family of four. However, Granite Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Granite Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Granite Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Granite Falls include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Granite Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.